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    I've enjoyed your posts over the years! Very...

    I've enjoyed your posts over the years! Very informative.
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    Nice! I like the proportions and choice of wood.

    Nice! I like the proportions and choice of wood.
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    Great video!

    Great video!
  4. I am a CPA (consulting & tax) in the San...

    I am a CPA (consulting & tax) in the San Francisco Bay Area (California) and here are my two cents:

    - Getting post grad education (i.e., an MBA) right after your undergrad isn't a good idea (but...
  5. To get a quality espresso machine (which will...

    To get a quality espresso machine (which will last years and is a worthwhile investment), your looking at a minimum of $2k (or at least that's my opinion based on my experience). I would avoid any...
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    Poll: I haven't subscribed to a local paper in over ten...

    I haven't subscribed to a local paper in over ten years.

    A favorite part of my day used to be recieving the San Francisco Chronicle (my local rag) in the morning and spending up to an hour reading...
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    Don'tgive up. And you don't specify what type of...

    Don'tgive up. And you don't specify what type of accounting position you seek (i.e., audit, tax, cost accounting, governmental accounting, etc)

    From my perspective your biggest problem is that you...
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    Like the OP, I just picked up a slider (...

    Like the OP, I just picked up a slider ( saw/shaper) and am going through the same process (I'll post some pics this weekend). I will have to experiment with the ripping aspect.

    So with a...
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    So if the sliding table is slighly higher than...

    So if the sliding table is slighly higher than the fixed cast iron table, won't it make ripping hardwoods difficult? In otherwards, if one is ripping an eight inch wide piece of walnut, part of it...
  10. When I was recently looking for a shaper I came...

    When I was recently looking for a shaper I came accross a chairmaker (he made some nice stuff!) who used saw blades on his shaper to cut tenons. And I think they were just normal blades--and he said...
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    Here in the SF Bay Area nurses can make a great...

    Here in the SF Bay Area nurses can make a great wage (albeit you might have to work nights & weekends). My mother recently retired as an RN from Kaiser in San Francisco, and, according to her, the...
  12. Try Fuller

    Try Fuller
  13. I love it!!!! It is a universal thought (doesn't...

    I love it!!!! It is a universal thought (doesn't matter what trade you're in)--a thought which most of us at some point have no doubt entertained; I certainly have. It's called "irony," and then...
  14. Thread: A2 or O1

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    I definately prefer 01--and I have replaced most...

    I definately prefer 01--and I have replaced most of my A2 blades with them.

    I use oilstones and grind by hand; accordingly, for me, O1 is much easier to work. And for moulding planes it is much...
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    Depending on your sharpening skills and...

    Depending on your sharpening skills and technique, you should also consider if you want 01 or A2 steel. If you're sharpening skills are poor and you use oilstones--I reccommend 01. I personnaly...
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    I made some LARGE carriage doors using rough...

    I made some LARGE carriage doors using rough lumber and plywood--fully insulated--and they turned out great (except for some subsequent warping-but not enough to warrant removing the doors). I have a...
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    Kieth, My Grizzly is underpowered,...

    Kieth,

    My Grizzly is underpowered, lightwieght and fragile; that said, the Grizzly has done everything I have asked of it.

    The benefit to me of a saw like the Oliver is quality (which I...
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    Regarding the top--a previous owner (who rebuilt...

    Regarding the top--a previous owner (who rebuilt the saw) said there was a warpage problem with the top when he got the saw; so he ordered a new top from Oliver around 5 yrs ago when he did the...
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    Oliver 232 Table saw-Worth it?

    I know somebody trying to unload an old (late 1940's) 12 inch Oliver 232 Table saw that is in fairly good condition; the top was replaced with a new one around 5 yrs ago--and it has a biesymore fence...
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    Hey Peter & Stephan, I have a pair of Felder...

    Hey Peter & Stephan,

    I have a pair of Felder cutters (exactly what Peter is talking about above) that is comprised of two plates inbetween which you place a spacer to cut tenons and brridle /slip...
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    Of the books I've seen, I found Jeff Miller's...

    Of the books I've seen, I found Jeff Miller's chair book to be the best for someone new to chairs. I used it and really liked it (not so much the designs but it got me going)
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    Always sad news; Leigh--I too fear the...

    Always sad news;

    Leigh--I too fear the bandsaw more than the tablesaw.
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    Adverstisements on this site are a deal killer for me--and they just showed up on my screen; does this mean I need to contribute? I was not sent an e-mail?

    thx - doug
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    That's a neat video!!!

    That's a neat video!!!
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    Whatever works for you! I bought a Tormack...

    Whatever works for you!

    I bought a Tormack when I first got into woodworking--not knowing any better--but I quickly grew annoyed with it. It simply took too long to set up and sharpen things...
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